Unilever acquires high-end cleaning brand The Laundress

Unilever has acquired The Laundress, a New York-based maker of high-end, eco-friendly home cleaning and laundry products. “Together we have a unique opportunity to magnify and accelerate our mission of bringing our eco-friendly, fabric-care products to every laundry room in the world,” said The Laundress co-founder Lindsey Boyd.

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ALDI scores well in study against supermarkets

In a recent report billed as the “2019 U.S. Supermarket Experience Study,” the Retail Feedback Group (RFG) compared U.S. supermarkets to deep-discount chain ALDI and the nation’s largest retailer Walmart to gain consumer feedback on overall satisfaction, quality and variety.

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Cheese

Americans may be drinking less milk, but consumption of US-produced cheese products continues to grow, according to Rabobank.

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Active Beauty

Since we unveiled the Active Beauty Trend at the end of 2016, it has gone from strength to strength. Here, we analyze the past, the present and the future of beauty products designed for sports and fitness.

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Yogurt

The spoonable yogurt market is a volatile one which has swung repeatedly between growth and decline in recent years. Mintel highlights four yogurt trends to watch out for in 2019, from clean label to floral flavors.

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Turkey Sliders

White Castle has added Turkey & Smoked Cheddar Sliders to its line of frozen burgers for sale at retail.

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Plant-based Pasta

New from Explore Cuisine is Black Bean & Sesame Fettuccine, a dry pasta that is the latest addition to the brand’s line of bean- and plant-based pastas.

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